In the previous update, Instagram allows users to check the last seen of their friends, but you can hide last seen as well. And now, the company is working on a new privacy feature that alert user when someone takes a screenshot of their story. While the feature is still in beta, and some users have got this feature. We are here to show you how to take a screenshot of Instagram Stories without knowing them.

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When anyone takes a screenshot of someone’s story, Instagram shows a pop-up message that says “Next time you take a screenshot or screen recording, the person who posted the story will be able to see it,”. You might be wondering how do you get the alert when someone took a screenshot of your Instagram stories? You can see them in your stories’ “seen by” list with a circular icon next to his/her name. Don’t worry if you admire someone and want to take a screenshot of the Instagram story on Android and iPhone without being detected, then here we are!

How to Screenshot Instagram Stories without Them Knowing on Android and iPhone

How to Take Screenshot Instagram Stories without Sending a Notification

Here we are going to show three different ways to take a screenshot of Instagram stories on Android and iPhone secretly.

Anonymously Take Screenshot of Instagram Stories Using AirPlane Mode

Step #1. Open the Instagram app on your smartphone.

Step #2. Locate the person’s story you want to capture.

Locate person's Instagram story you want to captureStep #3. Put your phone in Airplane Mode.

On Android: you can find this option in the Quick Setting from the top.

Put your Android Phone in Airplane ModeOn iPhone: you can see it in the control center.

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Put your iPhone in Airplane ModeStep #4. Now a screenshot of the Instagram story as you usually do from your smartphone.

On Android: Hold power and volume down button at the same time.

On iPhone: Hold power and Home button at the same time.

Secretly take screenshot of Instagram story using web app

Step #1. Open the internet browser on your PC and visit

Step #2. Login with your Instagram account and find the story you want to screenshot.

Step #3. Once you open the story, take a screenshot on your computer.

Use third-party apps to screenshot Instagram story on Android and iPhone

You can also use some third party app to capture the Instagram story of someone. If you have an Android phone, then you can use FastSave for Instagram, InstraSave, Video Downloader – for Instagram Repost App to save the story and then you can screenshot it. And, if you have any iOS devices, then you can use Story Reposter for the Instagram app to save the story and capture story.

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Final Words

Well, there are few users have seen this features on their smartphone. Do you see this new option on your Instagram app? If yes, then tell us how it is working. Is it good or bad? We will be happy to know your feedback about this new features on the comments or Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.